A B-Movie about a massive prehistoric shark with a blockbuster budget and a Hollywood star cast is a recipe for fun if nothing else. The Meg takes itself the right amount of not seriously, with enough done po-faced and concerned while everything else is just downright ridiculous. What is surprising is how the first act plays to the more serious side and is actually very effective. A deep sea rescue, people trapped and being terrorised by an unknown entity and Jason Statham as the only man who can save the day. Its tense, edge of your seat and very entertaining. … Continue reading The Meg (2018) Review
Sitcoms live and die on their characters. Sometimes this can be one iconic character who stands-out among the rest and eventually takes the whole show themselves (if they are supposed to or not) while other times it may be that the … Continue reading 5 great sitcom duos
The UK Office is one of the best sitcoms that British television ever produced. Through two seasons and one Christmas special, The Office gave us a “real-life” story, with recognisable characters like awful boss David Brent, as well as a love … Continue reading Which is better? – The UK or US Office?
I love superheroes and superhero films but if you had to make any argument against them, there are too many now. We are about to enter another cycle of The Avengers movies. That means each of the Avengers that got a first film are due a sequel (except Hulk) but also we have at least two new superhero film linked to the franchise, Ant Man and The Guardians of the Galaxy. Add that to the Justice League movie which has been announced, Man of Steel which we will see next year, a new X-Men and Wolverine movie, a new take … Continue reading Super (2010) Review
Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! I don’t know many television shows that have successfully survived when their lead actor/character decides to leave. The only shows that I can think of that have tried to continue once their lead has decided to move on to other things are X-Files (David Duchovney), Scrubs (Zach Braff), and Two and Half Men (Charlie Sheen). I’m sure there are many more and each of these had various degrees of success. Unless you … Continue reading The Office (An American Workplace) (Season 7) TV Review